Archive for February, 2017

Are Non-Surgical Options Effective?

A lot of the aesthetic issues that board-certified plastic-surgeon Dr. Johnny Franco encounters are very common amongst his clients, because these issues are usually a result of aging. What makes each case unique is exactly how these issues manifest themselves and how severe they are. Some people may believe that the only way to properly   read more…

Enhancing Your Profile with Kybella

The appearance of our profile plays an important role in the appeal of our overall look. Other people view you from every angle, so if they catch a glimpse of you from an unflattering angle, it can create a poor first impression. Kybella can significantly improve the appearance of your chin and profile by permanently   read more…

What questions should I be asking at my first tummy tuck consultation?

This is a great question as it often seems overwhelming when you begin the process of searching for the perfect practice and surgeon to do your tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). It is important to have several consultations with board certified plastic surgeons. Also make sure that your surgery is being performed in an accredited surgery center   read more…

Is it hard to get seen for a breast augmentation consultation? Is there a wait time to schedule surgery?

This is an important question as you prepare for your breast augmentation surgery as you want to make sure that you get to consult with several doctors before your surgery. You also want to make sure you plan in advance so that you can have the dates for surgery that work best for your schedule.   read more…

In an augmentation and lift procedure, what determines under or over the muscle for the placement of the implant?

In general, the majority of the breast implants in the U.S. are placed under the muscle for several reasons. These include, decreased risk of capsular contracture, more natural appearance and decreased ability to feel the breast implants. In a breast lift the additional benefit of placing the implant under the muscle is that it protects   read more…

During a neck lift is the corset platysma muscle surgery the only way to fix and improve the contour of a neck?

The neck is the most common concern for the majority of my patients. There are multiple less invasive treatments to treat other parts of the face, however excess skin of the neck or prominent platysma muscles are difficult to treat without surgery. The discussion of having a corset platysmaplasty or not is an argument that   read more…

Do I need a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) or liposuction?

This is a very common question in my practice as patients often want to do the least invasive procedure possible that will still help them achieve the results that they desire. There are a couple factors that make you a better tummy tuck vs liposuction candidate and we will go through a couple of these:   read more…

Can I breastfeed after my breast augmentation?

This is a great question as many women have their breast augmentation at a young age. The short answer is that breast implants do not keep you from being able to breast feed. It is important to keep in mind that not every woman can breast feed even if they have never had any type   read more…

Am I too young for a face lift at age 55? Should I continue with fillers and Botox or just have surgery?

This is a great question as patients often want to do something to rejuvenate their face as this is the most exposed and viewed part of our body.  The question is whether a facelift is best or can fillers and Botox keep you looking fabulous for a few more years. The majority of my patient   read more…

Elevating Your Brows with Botox

Patients who come in with concerns over the appearance of their drooping brow and eyelids have found the answer to their problems in Botox. Botox is one of the leading injectables for diminishing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and folds that can build up on the face. When Botox is injected into the brow,   read more…

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